Category Archives: Inklings

Thoughts, musings, ideas, lessons and thoughts about life.

Mending Fences


  Something there is that doesn’t love a wall…                                                               … Continue reading

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The Roots of Violence


“The greatest predictor of future violence is a past history of violence. The roots of violence lie in unremitting anger and an inability to cope with it.” Until the shooting of Representative Scalise and others at the GOP baseball practice, … Continue reading

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More Than Photographs – On Manchester


Tired? Yes, I am. I thought I’d found a home But life in the city is dark and it’s dirty So I guess I have to go away? Lonely? Yes, I am. No one knows my name I’m lost in … Continue reading

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Leaving a Trail – Forging Ahead


“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson I have been known as a collector of “treasures.” A few awards, some mementoes collected over time, most given … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Stars – a Lesson from Star Wars


“The happiness your toys bring…is your gift.” S. Claus in The Meaning of Christmas The original Star Wars movie was released in 1977. Our son, Chris, was seven, and our daughter, Gretchen, was three. So, Chris saw the movie first, going with a … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster Ride


“For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day-to-day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given … Continue reading

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